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Taverna Gardenia

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Near to the church, Kastraki, Kalambaka 422 00, Greece
+30 697 270 0698
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were just passing through , but stayed 5 days , we had lunch here 3 times and 1 evening meal, all were excellent , great owners and staff, great value ,

Thank geoffpaulrussell
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I ate here a lot when I was in Kalambaka. The owners are so lovely and friendly. The food was fantastic. I miss it and can't wait to go back!

Thank Wanderlust32
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Our favorite! Consistently excellent food, great owners and staff that enjoy what they do and it shows. The food is fresh and delicious and we can't wait to go back.

Thank JoyceandHalC
nikos p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Taverna Gardenia, responded to this review

Dear Joyce always you are welcoming back in my place .Now you are a part of my family and I hope to see you soon Best regards Nikos More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I had lunch at Taverna Gardenia and only wish I had stayed in Kastraki longer so that I could have had more meals there!

Thank africamuse
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Not so great. The pork souflaki turned out to be quite stringy, with cold fries. Did get a complimentary desert though. Atmosphere inside isn't too good either.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and turned out to be a great choice. After a long day of driving and touring, this was the perfect place to relax and regroup. The service was fast and friendly. The servings were huge and tasty. From the saganaki to the cake, everything was delicious. The biggest surprise was the bill. Food... More 

Thank Karen617
Manama, Bahrain
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this taverna and it did not disappoint. The food was cooked to perfection, the service was great, and the atmosphere was pleasant. We had the veal chop and the mossouka which were both Devine. Plenty of choices for everyone and very reasonable prices.

Thank derrickrgrs
Halifax, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This restaurant happened to be the closest one to our hotel, and seemed very busy while others nearby were empty, so we gave it a try. The menu was typical of other Greek tavernas that we had tried, with similar prices. The food (particularly the grilled meat) was very good, the service fast and friendly, and the atmosphere wonderful. We... More 

Thank Doug F
Walnut Creek, California
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Best Moussaka in Greece! Eat outside under the trees that protect you from the rain. Great service, wonderful food and delightful place. Try fresh grilled sardines, or anchovies right from the sea! FABULOUS!!!

Thank Lynne F
Lucerne, Switzerland
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124 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Taverna Gardenia has good Greek food. The prices are very fair. The Staff friendly and the restaurant as such looks like a traditional Taverna.

Thank Marc C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Barbecue, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near to the church, Kastraki, Kalambaka 422 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Thessaly  >  Trikala Region  >  Kalambaka  >  Kastraki
  • Phone Number: +30 697 270 0698

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?